Inadequate iron chelation increases the risk of life-threatening complications
Understand the dangers of iron overload. Iron overload can lead to heart failure, liver cirrhosis and other complications, even if you've been taking an iron chelator.
Know your options When it comes to iron chelators, one size does not fit all. Appropriate iron chelation needs to be assessed and adjusted regularly to help prevent damage caused by iron overload.
Ask your doctor if you are on the right chelator, at the right dose for you. The only way to know if your iron chelator is working is to have your iron levels checked regularly.